Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 127.0
Ascariasis
  • ICD-9-CM 127.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 127.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Ascariasis pneumonia
  • Ascariasis w intestinal complication
  • Ascariasis with intestinal complications
Applies To
  • Ascaridiasis
  • Infection by Ascaris lumbricoides
  • Roundworm infection
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 127.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B77.81 Ascariasis pneumonia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B77.9 Ascariasis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 127.0:
  • Ascariasis (intestinal) (lung) 127.0
  • Ascaridiasis 127.0
  • Ascaridosis 127.0
  • Ascaris 127.0
    • lumbricoides (infestation) 127.0
    • pneumonia 127.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
    • nematode (intestinal) 127.9
      • Ancylostoma (see also Ancylostoma) 126.9
      • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
      • conjunctiva NEC 128.9
      • Dioctophyma 128.8
      • Enterobius vermicularis 127.4
      • Gnathostoma spinigerum 128.1
      • Oesophagostomum (apiostomum) 127.7
      • Physaloptera 127.4
      • specified type NEC 127.7
      • Strongyloides stercoralis 127.2
      • Ternidens diminutus 127.7
      • Trichinella spiralis 124
      • Trichostrongylus 127.6
      • Trichuris (trichiuria) 127.3
    • roundworm (large) NEC 127.0
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
      • with
        • adhesions (intestinal) (peritoneal) 560.81
        • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • adynamic (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • by gallstone 560.31
      • congenital or infantile (small) 751.1
      • due to
        • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
        • mural thickening 560.89
        • procedure 997.4
          • involving urinary tract 997.5
      • impaction 560.39
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
  • Round
    • worms (infestation) (large) NEC 127.0
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